Aceraceae Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple

Potawatomi - Drug, Expectorant

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1933, Ethnobotany of the Forest Potawatomi Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 7:1-230, page 37

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Scientific name: Acer saccharum Marsh.
USDA symbol: ACSAS (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Sugar Maple
Family: Aceraceae
Family (APG): Sapindaceae
Native American Tribe: Potawatomi
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Expectorant
Notes: Inner bark used as an expectorant.

RECRD: 80189 id: 707